Opinion

The Sustainability Agenda – Which Way Nigeria?, By Adaeze C. Oreh

If there is any hope for the achievement of the SDGs, now more than ever there is a need to harness existing opportunities and systems through multiple inter-sectoral collaborations. This is especially important for a country like Nigeria which due to its large population and poor health indices stands to…
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Opinion

African Central Banks Have the Opportunity To Ease Policy, By Rafiq Raji

As the Muhammadu Buhari administration is already in re-election mode, negative events have been on the rise. First, there was the artificial fuel scarcity in late December. Thereafter, pastoralist-led violence in the agricultural belt ramped up in early Inevitably, they pose risks to the inflation and growth outlook. Nigeria As…
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Columns

The Dangers and the Bad Effects of Poverty In Society, By Murtadha Gusau

All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His Servants and Messenger. Dear Servants of Allah! First of all, you should know that poverty is a social condition that is characterised by…
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Columns

The North and the Challenge of Leadership, By Jibrin Ibrahim

One good thing in today’s Nigeria is that the integrity of our elections is improving steadily. This means that citizens who feel that their leaders have performed poorly could vote them out at any The North, and indeed the country, cannot afford to be naïve or complacent on this critical…
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Opinion

Helping the Very Many Children Who Fear Maths (1), By Adetola Salau

Mathematics is a very broad and multidimensional subject that requires reasoning, creativity, connection making, and interpretation of patterns; it is a set of ideas that help illuminate the world; and it evolves. Maths problems ought to depict the different ways in which people view maths and the various methods they…
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Columns

What A Cow Says About The President, By Azu Ishiekwene

President Buhari has promised justice, but it’s hard to believe him after watching that Saudi Arabia video. It’s hard to believe he’ll deliver justice after he told a delegation of Benue elders to his office to restrain “your people” and in the name of God, “to accommodate your countrymen.” There…
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Opinion

Gov. Okorocha: Of Tyranny and Discontent, By Chido Onumah

For Mr. Okorocha, democracy simply means government of the Okorochas by the Okorochas and for the Okorochas. Last month, he announced his younger sister, Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha)—deputy chief of staff for internal and domestic affairs—as commissioner for “happiness and couples' fulfillment,” and later, “purpose fulfilment.” He has no compunction…
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Opinion

2019 INEC Timetable and the Fate of the NotTooYoungToRun Bill, By Moshood Isah

Kudos to the National Assembly, the Senate and House of Representatives who have played their own parts by passing the #NotTooYoungToRun bill since July it’s time to give the final push to see that at least 24, if not the 36, states pass the age reduction bill, along with the…
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